2018 Yeti SB5 Beti Women’s Bike Review

Yeti SB5 Beti

The Yeti SB5 Beti Review:

Straight from Colorado for all you lady-shredders, the Yeti SB5 Beti offers up a sloping top tube to improve standover clearance for the lady bits. With impressive compliance throughout the shock stroke, this bike offers a stable, great cornering climber and descender.

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Yeti SB5 Beti
Yeti SB5 Beti

The high fun factor this bike offers comes at a price, especially with this build.  The TURQ carbon frame is a higher grade carbon than the regular carbon frame, and as tested with SRAM XO 1 Eagle and Fox suspension the bike retails for $6999.

The Yeti SB5 Beti boasts 127mm or 5″ of rear travel and 150 mm front. Solid numbers for a trail bike.

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The sloping top tube on this bikes allows for increased standover clearance. A class leader at 26.3″

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Curvy lines and rounded corners on the rear triangle design look great. Demo bike with XT brakes and XTR shifter, but this price build now comes with SRAM XO1 Eagle and guide brakes.

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Yeti SB5 Beti
Tester: Andi Zolton

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The switch infinity link feels incredibly smooth throughout the entire shock stroke.

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Yeti SB5 Beti
Lady Shred!

If your home trails offer technical and challenging obstacles up and down, this bike will really shine.  Climbing as well as it descends, this capable trail bike is great for someone looking for increased standover and plush suspension even for the lightest of riders.

Prefer the larger wheels and more squish? Read our review of the Yeti SB 5.5 here.

Want to see what we thought of the Yeti SB6- the Enduro machine? Read about it here.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

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  1. Lucky

    Loved this review! So nice to see rider reviews out there specifically from perspective of smaller/shorter/lighter enduro/DH riders!

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